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Ken Shores: Clay Has the Last Word

by namita gupta wiggers

contributions by gary smith and charissa n. terranova

Ken Shores: Clay Has the Last Word examines the life and work of a pivotal artist, leader, educator and foundational figure in the American Craft movement. This publication includes extensive interviews with Shores and dozens of unpublished images of the artist’s work, his collection-filled home and photographs from his personal archives. Contributions by Namita Gupta Wiggers, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Craft, as well as guest contributions by Gary Smith and Charissa N. Terranova, provide biographical, theoretical and personal explorations of the life and work of this Pacific Northwest artist.

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Softcover; 160 pages; full color; 9.25 x 8.25 inches
ISBN: 978-0-9728981-5-7
Published by Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Release date: June 22, 2010
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